Configuration file settings affect Carbon Black EDR services and the Bash shell on your server.

If you edit the file, carefully observe the following formatting rules to avoid parsing errors:

  • All comment lines begin with a hash mark (#).
  • Place comments on their own line.
  • Do not add comments to the end of a line that contains a property setting.
  • Define all properties as name=value pairs.
  • Omit whitespace (spaces or tabs) around the equals sign (=) as follows:
    • Correct format:


    • Incorrect format:

      name =value

      name= value

      name = value